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Friday, 30 May 2014

Hydrothassa marginella - A Chrysomelid Leaf Beetle

 Hydrothassa marginella A Chrysomelid - Leaf beetle 

A Distinctive  leaf Beetle found on the margins of the R Calder

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Hydrothassa marginella - A Chrysomelid  Leaf Beetle 


A very distinctive beetle, mainly black but with orange margins on the elytra and pronotum.

Life cycle 

Larva feed on various members of the Buttercup family.


Meadows and verges where flowers of the Buttercup family are found

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